How to open Acer Aspire Vero 15 (AV15-53P) – disassembly and upgrade options

Step 1: Accessing the Internal Components

  1. Ensure the Acer Aspire Vero 15 (AV15-53P) is powered off and placed on a soft, clean surface to prevent scratches or damage.
  2. Remove the 11 Phillips-head screws from the laptop’s bottom panel.
  3. Gently lift the bottom plate near one of the top two corners to create a slight gap, then use a thin plastic tool to pry the panel off.

Hint: Be careful during this process to avoid damaging the internal clips or the chassis itself.

Step 2: Removing the Battery

  1. Disconnect the battery by pulling out its connector from the motherboard.
  2. Unscrew the two Phillips-head screws that secure the battery to the base, then remove the 54.6Wh battery from the device.

Caution: Handle the battery and its connector with care to avoid any damage.

More info: The optional 54.6Wh battery provides up to 12 hours and 30 minutes of web browsing, or 9 hours and 5 minutes of video playback, offering solid battery life for productivity and entertainment.


  1. The laptop comes with soldered 16GB of LPDDR5-4800MHz RAM, optimized for dual-channel performance to enhance multitasking and productivity.

More info: The memory is not upgradeable due to its soldered nature, but 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM should be sufficient for most users’ needs.

Storage Upgrade

  1. Identify the single M.2 slot on the motherboard that supports 2280 Gen 4 SSDs.
  2. Consider upgrading or adding a new NVMe SSD to expand storage capacity or improve data access speeds.

You can buy Gen 4 M.2 SSD modules here: Buy from (#CommissionsEarned)

Step 3: Examining the Cooling System

  1. Review the cooling system, which includes two small fans, a pair of heat pipes, one long top-mounted heat sink, and a heat spreader, designed to efficiently manage the thermal output of the laptop.

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